African Encounters Series The Akan of Ghana Presents the way of life of the Akan people in today's world, including sections on living conditions, education, religion, art and popular culture. Topics: Akan, Ghana, African Art History, Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington
African Encounters Series Atano: River Deities of the Akan Descriptions using both still and live action shots of the religious ceremonies of the Akan people that relate to the gods of the Tano River in Ghana. Topics: Akan, Ghana, Religion, African Art History, University of Washington
byRay Silverman (script/researcher), Karen L. Morell (director/producer)
This video documents lost wax processing of brass by the Bono people of Ghana (original Super 8 field footage). Topics: Ghana, Bono, Lost Wax Casting, Bells, African Art History, University of Washington
African Encounters Video Series Beauty and the Beast A video program with videography and narration by Herbert M. Cole. The video was taken in 1983 in the Agwa village-group in Nigeria. Beauty and the Beast: Comparing Two Igbo Masquerades By Herbert M. Cole This video compares two quite different, separate masquerades in a single Igbo community: Ekeleke, a dance of several stilt maskers, along with a masked leopard and diviner, contrasting with Okoroshi, a more complex and lengthy... Topics: Nigeria, Igbo, Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs, Masquerades, African Art History,...